Mini Netherlands wanted to give its countrymen a good reason to test drive its cars, so it threw in a free cup of coffee with the spin – but not just any old cuppa joe. Cars were fitted with a sensor that analyzed the driver's style. The chip was then placed in a special coffeemaker that produced a blend to match the driving; middle-of-the-road test pilots would get a lungo (long) coffee, test-the-rollcage types were given a ristretto (short, and stronger).

The knock on the head for U.S. drivers? Milquetoast test drivers were given an Americano – a watered-down espresso. You can watch the unique promotion at work in the video below.



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      Kevin Beck
      • 2 Years Ago
      I wonder how crazy you would have to driver to get an Irish coffee
      diffrunt
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ugliest roof line in the biz.
      Dayv
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'm always hesitant to really have any fun on a test drive. I can't get past the "don't destroy other people's property" concerns. But that's OK, I like a good Americano.
      Morgan Reale
      • 2 Years Ago
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      dallifornia
      • 2 Years Ago
      I think this video is kind of cute, but as a serious tip (from a barista and Cosworth enthusiast): Thermos's "Sipp" line is almost unspillable. I always recommend it to customers who need room at the top because they like cornering more than coffee. :)
      Patrick
      • 2 Years Ago
      So if you drive like #*it don't ask for the cup of coffee